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Finn McCool's Giants Causeway Hostel

Apartment | 32 Causeway road, Bushmills, Northern Ireland BT578SU.

93.0% Overall Rating

50 out of 52 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (28/09/2014)

"Staff was awesome, the view was great, less than 5 minutes walk to the causaway 'n bus stop."

Read all Finn McCool's Giants Causeway Hostel reviews

Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Wake-up calls
  • BBQ area
  • Communal kitchen
  • Golf course

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 2.43

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 11:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Bushmills?

Contact us directly

Overview

FREE FULL HOT ENGLISH BREAKFAST DAILY
***FREE GIANT'S CAUSEWAY TOURS / TRANSPORT TO OUR HOSTEL FROM BELFAST with Finn McCools Tours***
Please read our main description for details, visit our website or ask our friendly staff about our amazing free tour offer.
Located less than 200m from the Giant’s Causeway, this beautiful little hostel has breathtaking views and is a great choice for backpackers of all ages. Read more

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About Finn McCool's Giants Causeway Hostel

HOW TO BOOK YOUR FREE TRANSPORT TO THE GIANTS CAUSEWAY

STEP 1: Book Your Stay at Our Hostel

STEP 2: Note Your Booking Reference, which will be emailed to you in your confirmation email

STEP 3: Book Your FREE Tour from Belfast on Finn McCools Tours website(link available on hostel website), and ENTER YOUR HOSTEL BOOKING REFERENCE NUMBER into the ACCOMMODATION REFERENCE BOX when booking your tour.

STEP 4: Be outside Lagan Backpackers, Belfast BT7 1HU by 9:30am sharp with your printed confirmation and get ready to enjoy your FREE tour and stay at our beautiful hostel - including FREE breakfast!

Offer ends 28 February 2015


Finn McCool's is a cozy, very personal hostel in a great location. With a fabulous panoramic view along the North Atlantic coastline from Giant's Causeway across to Port rush and beyond.
(Please keep in mind the hostel is located 2 miles outside Bush mills at the actual Causeway. )

*** Please Note ***
Your £0.20 deposit will be given back to you on the tour. If you book the free tour without booking a stay at Finn McCools Giants Causeway Hostel you will be charged £25.00. Offer is only valid for tour on same day as hostel arrival.
If booking reference is not entered into the accommodation reference box, we will contact you via email to request it. If you do not respond within one hour your tour will be cancelled.
Please be aware that your trip back to Belfast can only be availed of on the day after your stay. Please ensure hostel staff are aware that you would like the trip back to Belfast. Free tours are subject to availability online.


It’s a simple house conversion like our hostel in Belfast (Lagan Backpackers) with areas to hang out and party that still allows those travellers who have an early morning to get a quiet night's sleep.
Enjoy the nightly BBQ (and maybe even a campfire, weather permitting) while meeting other travellers from around the world!

Like our hostel in Belfast, our vision for Finn McCools is simple:
To provide you with a clean comfortable bed, great food and exceptional staff to make your stay unforgettable!

Check in closes at 9 pm unless otherwise organised prior to arrival!
ID is needed as a key deposit
If you have a minor in your party, please book the entire room as we cannot lodge other guests in the same room with a minor. Failing to do so will result in an extra charge for any unused/unsold beds in your room. Thank you for your consideration and understanding of this policy.

Accommodation Information

4 Bed mixed dorm
6 bed mixed dorm
Double room
Twin room

Each room has a secure door lock and a key is provided to the guest(s).
Bed sheets and duvets are provided and all dorms come with security lockers.
Towels and locks are available for a small fee.
There are no en-suite rooms, all bathrooms are shared.
Each room has a window with a scenic view of the surrounding countryside and/or coastline.

Location Information

Finn McCool's Hostel
32 Causeway Rd.
Bushmills*
County Antrim
BT57 8SU

*The hostel is 2 miles north of Bushmills, just below Giant's Causeway.

Finn McCool's is located on Causeway road, a mere 3 minute walk from Giant's Causeway and the brand new Visitor's Centre.
The bus stops are located halfway between Finn McCool's and Giant's Causeway.
With several buses daily, Belfast and attractions along the North Coast are easily accessible.

The Giant's Causeway - "The site plays a major part of Ireland’s heritage, attracting visitors from around the world each year since it was first documented in 1693 and realistic sketches were published in 1740. The Giant’s Causeway has often been described as the Eighth Wonder of the World and was declared as Ireland’s first World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1986."
It has now opened a visitor centre with interactive displays, story boards about the history of the Causeway, a gift shop and a cafe.
(Please note that in order to access the gift shop and cafe, you must pay the visitor centre entrance fee.)
The hours of operation of the visitor centre itself vary by season so please check with our staff to find out the current opening times.

Dunluce Castle - It is approximately 5 km from Finn McCool's with a scenic walk along the beach that takes approximately two hours, at a leisurely pace, and is a must-see when staying at the hostel.
From their website: "The limestone cliffs of the White Rocks ends abruptly against a dark basalt outcrop which is majestically crowned by Dunluce Castle and joined to the mainland by an arched walkway. Underneath lies the Mermaid's Cave with its legend of a lost soldier taken to the deep after being entranced by a beautiful mermaid, other stories tell of smuggling and Spanish cannons."

Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge - If you are the daring type and want to walk across the famous rope bridge, we recommend taking the Causeway Rambler (buy the Day ticket for £5.90) out there. It's about a mile hike from the entrance to the actual bridge itself. After your adventure across the bridge, walk back to the entrance and catch the Rambler to Dunseverick Castle.
It's not much of a castle but it makes a good landmark to start your trek back the 4.2 miles to Giant's Causeway and the hostel along the magnificent Causeway cliffs and the scenic views across to Rathlin Island.

Bushfoot Golf Course - This is a wonderful testing links course. It is seaside links and, unsurprisingly, resides in an area of outstanding beauty. The club was founded in 1890 and has a number of challenging holes.
Visitors are welcome at all times except on competition days and there is also a small pitch and putt course open to visitors.